Please join the Mac Community in congratulating Professor Jim Fyles on his new appointment as Macdonald's Associate Dean ( Students Affairs).
"Listuguj First Nation offers McGill education degree in fall," reports CBC's Bridget Yard in a recent article. "A bachelor of education program offered through McGill University will debut in Listuguj First Nation in September, taught by community members with master's degrees and doctorates," writes the CBC.
Effective August 29, 2016, Peter Chodos will become Route1’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Peter has been an independent member of Route1’s Board of Directors since September 2009, serving most recently as the Company’s Chair of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Company’s Audit Committee. He has over 35 years of experience in the capital markets including private and public financings of debt and equity as well as mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.
Renin Holdings, LLC, ("Renin," and/or "Renin Corp."), today announced that it has appointed Eduardo Lopez as Vice President of Management Information Systems. In this role, Mr. Lopez will have full responsibility for the Information Technology ("IT") organization at Renin and will become a key member of the Renin executive leadership team.
Fifteen years after the World Social Forum (WSF) began with a huge gathering in Porto Alegre, Brazil, organisers are hoping to breathe new life into the anti-globalisation movement. ..."When I talk with Montrealers, no one is aware of this forum and so few people know about the WSF in general, whereas everyone knows Davos," said Henry Mintzberg, a professor at McGill University in Montreal, contrasting the WSF with its nemesis, the World Economic Form held each year in the posh Swiss Alps resort.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming more and more integrated in our daily lives: AI agents might decide if you get a bank loan, or if your job application will ever reach human eyes. Not everyone is comfortable with this trend, since we don't always know exactly how the AI comes to its decision. AI learns from existing data to predict future data, but its inner workings can be a mystery even to the AI's programmers. That's a problem if the AI is making life or death decisions, as it would in missile systems or unmanned drones.
There is a phishing email circulating from the ICT Service Desk asking users to click on a link to update their webmail.mcgill.ca Web Appls 2016.
Le ministre des Transports Jacques Daoust envisage de restreindre le transport des matières dangereuses pendant les heures de pointe, au lendemain du spectaculaire accident qui a coûté la vie au chauffeur d'un camion-citerne sur l'autoroute Métropolitaine, mardi après-midi.
Misfit and Milestones: Structural Elaboration and Capability Reinforcement in the Evolution of Entrepreneurial Top Management Teams
Authors: Amanda J. Ferguson, Lisa E. Cohen, M. Diane Burton, Christine M. Beckman Publication: Academy of Management Journal Abstract:
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The Udho Parsini Diwan Award rewards the graduate student in the McGill Chemistry program who has written the best research article published the year before. Here is how Anna Alberston presents her winning article.
The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 Nappert Prize in International Arbitration. A panel of seven distinguished judges selected the following four papers among over 70 entries.
McGill's venue for learning and discovery in mechanical engineering recently served as the backdrop for a pivotal cinematic moment in the Oscar-nominated film Brooklyn. Read the full story.